How do you use Password Protected Proxies?

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by sparxxx, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. sparxxx

    sparxxx Registered Member

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    Can anyone give me a quick run through how to set up firefox with a password protected proxy? I know where to put the ip address and the port - but where does the username and password go?

    Any help you can send my way would be much appreciated.

    Sparxxx
     
  2. mazgalici

    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    put the ip and the port. After that when you try to access a site, firefox will request the user and the pass
     
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  3. sparxxx

    sparxxx Registered Member

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    Thanks for the reply - Ive tried this in Firefox and IE and just get page can not be displayed - no prompt for a username/pw at all - am I doing something wrong? :(
     
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    If you are using private proxies and good proxy tool FF plugin (see proxytool FF plugin thread here), you need to make sure it's HTTP/HTTPS to match your private proxy HTTPS.

    Private proxy with SOCKS using username/password will not WORK IN ANY BROWSERS.
     
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  5. sparxxx

    sparxxx Registered Member

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    Thanks for the input mate - the problem was with the proxies and not something I was doing :)